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Fire Emblem Awakening Sales at 1.79 Million as of December 2014

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At one point, Fire Emblem Awakening might have been the last game in the classic franchise. But due to a determined staff, and great review scores, Fire Emblem Awakening has become the best-selling game in the franchises’ history. According to the official page for the Fire Emblem IF them song, Awakenings’ sales are at 1.79 million units as of December 2014. There is a high chance the game has eclipsed 2 million units at this point. Check out the official translation past the link.

Fire Emblem IF – New Weapons Triangle, Characters & more

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Fire Emblem if is gearing up for its launch in Japan next month, and Famitsu has a ton of new details on the title. There have been big changes to the weapons triangle, in addition to new character reveals. Get all the info below.

Intelligent Systems Might be Working on Paper Mario Wii U – Rumor


There is a rumor going around that Intelligent Systems could be working on a new Paper Mario game coming to Wii U. Intelligent Systems staffers attended a job expo in Japan where this information supposedly came from. You can see the pamphlets Intelligent Systems was handing out at the expo in Japan. Guess we’ll have to wait till E3 to see what happens. Via: Nintendo Everything, Source: 2Ch

Intelligent Systems has Around 130 Employees

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Intelligent Systems has been on a slow and steady growth plan since 2003. As of 2013, the Fire Emblem studio has 130 employees, but back in 2003, they only had around 81 employees. Over the past decade, Intelligent systems has earned their own headquarters separate from Nintendo’s software planning and development division. This was mainly due to the success of games like Paper Mario Sticker Star and Fire Emblem Awakening. What do you guys think about Intelligent Systems? Are we long overdue for a new Advanced Wars, or is CODE NAME: STEAM good enough for right now?

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. Official Press Release

Nintendo of America released an official press release detailing their upcoming 3DS title Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. The company has also launched a Japanese teaser site for the title, complete with higher quality screenshots, official art, and two additional screenshots.

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. is not getting in the way of SMTxFE or Advance Wars

Nintendo recently held a developer roundtable discussion for their new game by Intelligent Systems, Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. During a Q&A, someone asked if working on this new game has kept Intelligent Systems from developing a new Advance Wars or halted their progress on Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem; the developers responded with many noes, stating, “We’re right on schedule,” with SMTxFE. Check out the tweets below.

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. – Screenshots

8 screenshots for the recently announced 3DS title Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. were released by Nintendo of America recently. Check them out below.

Pushmo World releasing in North America on June 19 for $9.99

An official page for Pushmo World has been launched on Nintendo of America’s site. Similar to Europe and Japan, the title will be releasing on June 19, 2014. The price has been set at $9.99.

Intelligent Systems Rewarded for Fire Emblem Awakenings’ Success, Moves into a Brand new Building


Nintendo rewards hard work, that is for sure. Intelligent Systems, the studio behind the million plus seller Fire Emblem Awakening, has moved into a fancy new building. Hopefully this new building, along with the amazing folks over at Atlus, can help them make Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem be the best game it can. Check out a picture of the building below. 

Surprise! Intelligent Systems is Working on Wii U Games

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James Anderson, a programmer for Intelligent Systems, has listed a unknown Wii U game on his Linkedin profile. 

Fire Emblem Awakening Artist Reveals Favorite Character – Discusses Tharja Figurine

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Check out this interview with one of the Fire Emblem Awakening developers, where he discusses his favorite character and this awesome figurine of Tharja. 

Intelligent Systems next Title is a Music game


Intelligent Systems, the team responsible for the amazing Fire Emblem Awakening, next game is a music title by the name of ‘Jam with the Band’. The new 3DS game got a teaser site from Nintendo, and should be out this year in Japan. 

Fire Emblem Awakening Slashes past 1 million Units Sold


VGChartz is tracking the brilliant SRPG, Fire Emblem Awakening, past the 1 million units sold mark, which marks the first time in the franchises history to ever break past that milestone.

Nintendo Trademarks “Fire Emblem” & “EMBLEM”, Could a Wii U game be Coming?


Nintendo has recently stated that a Fire Emblem game on Wii U would need to sell 700K to be worth it. Well it seems that a new Fire Emblem game might be on the docks for the Wii U as Nintendo trademarked two new titles pertaining to the series. 

Fire Emblem on Wii U Would need to sell 700K to be Worthwhile, says Nintendo

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Intelligent Systems Hitoshi Yamagami discussed how much Fire Emblem on Wii U would need to sell to be a worth while investment.

Fire Emblem Awakening Would have been the Final Installment if Sales Bombed

This is one of those stories that only comes from Japan, the persistence of Japanese developers is amazing. Fire Emblem Awakening is one of the best games I’ve ever played, could have been the final game in the long running series if sales weren’t good. 

E3 2013 Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Preview

Furious Francis continues his E3 countdown, discussing Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem for the Wii U. Could this game be better than Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and Mario on Wii U?

Intelligent System ‘LOL’s” Their As*es off when Explaining why Fire Emblem Awakening Deformed feet

My my first play through of Fire Emblem Awakening, I didn’t even notice the characters have really weird-looking feet. There almost like pegs with points. When asks about these deformed feet, the developers laugh at almost every opportunity. 

Fire Emblem Awakening Review & Discussion: Is this the best 3DS game?

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Furious Francis reviews the highly acclaimed strategy RPG title, Fire Emblem Awakening, As well as an overall discussion on the game. Check it out below, and remember to subscribe to us on Youtube!

Nintendo isn’t Planning any Fixes to earn ‘Renown’ Points Faster in Fire Emblem Awakening

Hoping for Nintendo to release DLC to make earning renown points faster in Fire Emblem Awakening? Well, that probably won’t be happening anytime soon, as there is nothing planned to make the slow process faster. Details and direct quotes from Nintendo below. 

The Fire Emblem Awakening Argued Over the Inclusion of Casual Mode

The Fire Emblem Awakening team argued over the inclusion of Casual Mode in the game. Casual mode allows defeated units to come back after the battle is over. In past Fire Emblem games, defeated units were lost forever. Check out the interview about the Casual mode being included in the game below. 

Fire Emblem Awakening – New DLC Incoming

Gotten tired of Fire Emblem Awakening yet? Of course you haven’t, so Nintendo has more DLC coming to the fantastic portable title next month. Check out the full list of DLC coming to Fire Emblem Awakening.